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Wexford Literary Festival Writing Competitions
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Competition Deadline: 4th May 2019 Wexford Literary Festival announces that the three writing Awards has opened for entries. The  Colm Tóibín International Short Story Award with prize money of ¢700,...

Competition: Aesthetica Creative Writing Award
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Competition deadline: 31st August 2019 Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is Open for Entries The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is an international literary prize that is a hotbed for new talent...

RTÉ Radio Short Story Competition 2019
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Competition deadline: 10th May 2019 RTÉ Radio  invites short story submissions for one of Ireland’s longest established and most significant literary prizes, the RTÉ Radio 1 Short Story Competition in...

Competition: National Flash Fiction Day Micro Fiction
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Competition deadline: 15th March 2019 Entries are open for this year’s National Flash Fiction Day Micro Fiction competition! This year’s judges are Angela Readman, Diane Simmons, Kevlin Henney, and Judy...

The Neil Gunn Writing Competition 2018/19
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Competition deadline: 8th March 2019 Following its launch by Scottish Makar Jackie Kay on 14th September 2018, the 2018/19 competition is now open for entries. The lead judge for the...

Competition: Women on Writing Flash Fiction Contest 2019
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Competition deadline: 28th February 2019 WOW! Women On Writing invites entries to its Winter 2019 Flash Fiction Contest. The honorable guest judge this season is Literary Agent Kari Sutherland with...

Listowel Writers’ Week announce 2019 Competitions
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Listowel Writers’ Week have announced their selection of competitions for 2019. The deadline for entries is 1st March 2019. The Bryan Macmahon Short Story Award Prize:  €2,000 for a short...

Competition: The Edinburgh International Flash Fiction Award 2019
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Competition deadline: 30th April 2019 Stories entered for the competition should be 250 words or less and can be on any topic. The stories do not have to be associated...

Competition: Fitzcarraldo Editions Essay Prize
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Competition deadline: 1st March 2019 The Fitzcarraldo Editions Essay Prize, an annual competition for unpublished writers, opens to submissions on 1 January 2019. Initially made possible by an Arts Council...

Competition: The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award
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Competition deadline: 15th February 2019 The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award is the richest prize for a single short story in the English language, worth £30,000 to the winner....